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David Krasnow

David Krasnow appears in the following:

American Icons: Warhol's Soup Cans

Friday, August 07, 2009

Andy Warhol told people he painted soup because he ate it for lunch every day, but the paintings remain mysterious more than 40 years later.

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Friday, July 10, 2009

Chimamanda Adichie is an award-winning Nigerian author whose writing has brought Nigerian history to global audiences. She explains the role Achebe has played in her work, and what it is like being compared to such an eminent figure. Produced by David Krasnow and

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Friday, December 19, 2008

Like Chinua Achebe, Chimamanda Adichie is an award-winning Nigerian author whose writing has brought her country's history to global audiences. She tells Kurt why Achebe has played such a large role in her work. Produced by Studio 360's David Krasnow and

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Trenton Doyle Hancock

Friday, December 12, 2008

Trenton Doyle Hancock paints strange imaginary worlds, and traces this impulse to his action-figure-obsessed childhood. Studio 360’s David Krasnow caught up with the artist at his show at the James Cohan Gallery.

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Modern Artist Exhibited in Chelsea

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Were you obsessed with comic books and action figures when you were a kid? collected GI Joes? Read every issue of Iron Man, or more arty offerings from Heavy Metal? Trenton Doyle Hancock never grew out of his obsession. It's informed the work of this ...

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Free Theatre Belarus

Friday, October 10, 2008

Belarus is called the last dictatorship in Europe. The government censors the arts, so performance troupe Free Theatre Belarus performs secretly, in converted houses, to avoid arrest. American playwright Aaron Landsman went to visit the group in Minsk, and learned what theater is really all about. Produced ...

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James Rosenquist

Friday, January 04, 2008

The Pop artist James Rosenquist captures the hyperbright, supersaturated colors of commercial culture in his paintings. No surprise, then, that he started his career as a billboard painter. Kurt and Rosenquist tour a retrospective of his work at the Guggenheim Museum in New York -- the paintings ...

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American Icons: John Henry

Friday, November 24, 2006

We trace the ballad of John Henry back to its origins - a cautionary tale about working too hard.

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Aha Moment: Andy Goldsworthy

Friday, October 20, 2006

His work isn't made to last — some of it will start falling apart when the tide comes in, or the sun rises — but the artist Andy Goldsworthy has passionate admirers who find incredible depth in his work. Studio 360's Ave Carrillo, and ...

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Campbell's Soup Can

Friday, June 02, 2006

Andy Warhol started painting Campbell's soup cans around the same time he was painting Marilyn Monroe and Liz Taylor. For him, Campbell's was a "star" just like any movie pinup, and he made thousands over the course of his career. Warhol told people he painted soup because he ate it ...

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Mona Lisa Has Left the Painting

Thursday, February 16, 2006

Sophie Matisse is a New York artist who has been reproducing masterpieces by great painters like Vermeer, da Vinci, Velasquez, and even by her great grandfather Henry Matisse. But her reproductions leave out the crucial people and objects that are supposed to be the focus of our ...

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Toy Piano

Saturday, December 24, 2005

Margaret Leng Tan, a virtuoso of the grand piano, takes Schroeder's place at the plastic one. Produced by David Krasnow.

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Warhol's Soup Cans

Saturday, December 10, 2005

The soup cans are probably the most recognizable images in American art, and Warhol intended it that way. He borrowed the Campbell's brand fame to help make his own; he appeared in Time in 1962 as part of the Pop revolution that was remaking art — destroying the serious, sublime ...

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Design for the Real World: Tract Houses

Saturday, October 22, 2005

D. J. Waldie loves the suburbs. He was born in one of the tract houses manufactured by the thousands in Lakewood, California. He lives there still, and today works for the city. His book Holy Land is a strange and beautiful mix of personal memoir and suburban ...

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Armando Bayolo

Saturday, October 01, 2005

Composer Armando Bayolo had two great epiphanies in his musical life — John Williams' Star Wars score, and a long, dense, Minimalist piece using hammers by Louis Andriessen, the Steve Reich of the Netherlands. Produced by David Krasnow.

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Mona Lisa Has Left the Painting

Saturday, September 17, 2005

Sophie Matisse is a New York artist who has been reproducing masterpieces by great painters like Vermeer, da Vinci, Velasquez, and even by her great grandfather Henry Matisse. But her reproductions leave out the crucial people and objects that are supposed to be the focus of our attention. Studio 360's ...

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Pauline Oliveros

Saturday, September 10, 2005

A profile of the experimental composer who built her career on what she calls "deep listening." Produced by David Krasnow.

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Mail Art

Saturday, April 02, 2005

In August, Studio 360 asked listeners to send us mail art. And you responded with fantastic enthusiasm. Streams of amazing things poured in through the mail drop from all around the world — a piece of toast, a coconut, a lump of clay, envelopes big, small, glittery, fragile, sturdy and ...

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Aha Moment: Pedal Steel

Saturday, March 26, 2005

When he was a young musician, Chas Smith had zero interest in country music, and had never really paid attention to the painstakingly slow, textured flow of sounds that come from the pedal steel guitar. He recently told Studio 360's David Krasnow how an accident of faith and ...

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Mail Art

Saturday, October 09, 2004

In August, Studio 360 asked listeners to send us mail art. And you responded with fantastic enthusiasm. Streams of amazing things poured in through the mail drop from all around the world — a piece of toast, a coconut, a lump of clay, envelopes big, small, glittery, fragile, sturdy and ...

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